This class will be taught this summer during Summer Term I (May 12-June 13) at the Duke University Marine Lab by Alyse Larkin and Heather Heenehan. Our approach to the class will include lectures, in-class discussion and a lot of time out in the field! Our major field site will be Rachel Carson Reserve, a beautiful reserve within sight of the marine lab.
The class will cover the biology of marine systems with a focus on physical characteristics, processes of life, diversity of life in different marine systems and a discussion of human impacts on these systems. During the class we will help you develop scientific analytical skills that we know will serve you well, no matter what your major or career path might be. Alyse and Heather also bring a lot of diversity to the class based on their dissertation topics! For more information on the instructors please see the instructor information page.
Finally, to introduce you to the Duke Marine Lab and our approach to the course, please watch the video below! We hope to see you in Beaufort on May 12th for what is sure to be a great summer term!
Many thanks to Katie Wood and the Duke University Marine Laboratory for the equipment used to make this video!